Crystal Liu
the flowers,'when night falls', 2014
Ink, Gouache, and Watercolor on Paper
24.5 x 25 in 
Crystal Liu
the sky, 'too much sometimes', 2015
Gouache and Watercolor on Paper
30 x 30 in 
Crystal Liu
the flowers,'carry on', 2014
Ink, Gouache, and Watercolor on Paper
26.25 x 39.5 in
 
Crystal Liu
the sky, 'smothered', 2015
Gouache and Watercolor on Paper
30 x 30 in 
Crystal Liu
the flowers,'it gets better', 2014
Gouache, Ink, and Watercolor on Paper
39.5 x 26.25 in
Crystal Liu
the flowers,'wake up', 2014
Gouache, Ink, and Watercolor on Paper
15 x 15 in 

Crystal Liu

May 12 - June 18, 2016

Crystal Liu is a Canadian born Chinese artist currently based in San Francisco, California. She received her A.O.C.A.D from the Ontario College of Art and Design in 2003, and her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2005.

 

Crystal Liu's photography and paintings on paper can be described as being psychological and emotional landscapes. Liu uses flora, fauna, geological phenomena, and meteorological events as metaphors for emotional states and personal relationships. 

 

Her work has been exhibited in internationally in Asia and Canada, and nationally in San Francisco and New York. Her work is included in collections at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art as well as the Progressive Art Collection, and has been featured in Artforum, Artnews, and the San Francisco Bay Guardian.